The table below looks at the statistics for FTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FTP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
Rank 229 216 179
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -37
Permanent jobs citing FTP 12 5 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.094% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 0.64% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 27
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £42,624
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,350 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
FTP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
977 783 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.64% 14.68% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 753 660 664
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

FTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FTP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FTP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

FTP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FTP across the West Midlands region.

FTP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

FTP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FTP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

FTP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

FTP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FTP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcestershire +1 6 £35,000 +20.68%
Solihull - 3 £43,750 -
Warwickshire -13 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Birmingham -17 1 - -
FTP
England

FTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing FTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FTP.

1 18 (69.23%) Firewall
2 13 (50.00%) DNS
2 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 12 (46.15%) LAN
4 11 (42.31%) WAN
5 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 10 (38.46%) VPN
5 10 (38.46%) OSPF
5 10 (38.46%) BGP
5 10 (38.46%) EIGRP
6 9 (34.62%) Internet
6 9 (34.62%) Finance
7 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (30.77%) SSL
7 8 (30.77%) CCNP
7 8 (30.77%) Ethernet
7 8 (30.77%) Apache
7 8 (30.77%) Java
7 8 (30.77%) MySQL
8 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
8 7 (26.92%) SMTP
8 7 (26.92%) NetScreen
8 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
8 7 (26.92%) Wireshark
8 7 (26.92%) nginx
8 7 (26.92%) Network Management
8 7 (26.92%) FortiGate
8 7 (26.92%) Spanning Tree
8 7 (26.92%) Web Operations

FTP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing FTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (30.77%) Apache
2 7 (26.92%) nginx
2 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
1 1 (3.85%) MailChimp
1 1 (3.85%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) Firewall
2 13 (50.00%) DNS
3 12 (46.15%) LAN
4 11 (42.31%) WAN
5 10 (38.46%) BGP
5 10 (38.46%) EIGRP
5 10 (38.46%) OSPF
5 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 10 (38.46%) VPN
6 9 (34.62%) Internet
7 8 (30.77%) Ethernet
7 8 (30.77%) SSL
8 7 (26.92%) NetScreen
8 7 (26.92%) SMTP
8 7 (26.92%) Spanning Tree
8 7 (26.92%) Wireshark
9 6 (23.08%) OmniPeek
10 4 (15.38%) DHCP
11 3 (11.54%) HTTP
11 3 (11.54%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Operations Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Web Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) WebOps Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Data Integration Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Network Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Security Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Support Technician
4 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) Ajax
3 1 (3.85%) EDI
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) LAMP
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
2 7 (26.92%) Network Management
2 7 (26.92%) Web Operations
3 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Time Management
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Data Mapping
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Management
6 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) ActionScript
3 1 (3.85%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Pascal
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) CCNP
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (23.08%) CCNA
3 4 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) ISEB
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) HP
1 6 (23.08%) Radware
1 6 (23.08%) Splunk
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) NEC
4 1 (3.85%) Apple
4 1 (3.85%) Axway
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle